Hot Air Ballooning: May 21, 5:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Colorado Springs
Fly high and see Colorado Springs from new heights on this thrilling adventure. No two flight patterns are ever the same and the total flight time and landing area cannot be determined prior to the flight. This is a great experience for the whole family. All necessary equipment, snacks, water, guides and technical instruction. No previous experience required, Guest must provide weights before signing up. Guest must be able to climb over a 4-foot wall (air balloon basket). Ages 5+ welcome. To register, call 719-567-6050
Cost: $260 per person, RecOn: $60 per person
Half Day Whitewater Rafting: June 11, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., Bighorn Sheep Canyon
Float your way down a beautiful stretch of the Arkansas River through Bighorn Sheep Canyon. This section of river flows through an area where folks can often see wild bighorn sheep roaming about the canyon hills from inside raft. You will be rowing in teams of four and with the help of your guide, navigate the several whitewater rapids that keep this section of river plenty exciting. You will learn about paddle techniques, fitting equipment, hydrology, and more whilst on this 2.5 hour trip. This trip is a great introduction to whitewater rafting if you have never done so before. (Duration of journey is dependent on water flow). The trip includes transportation all necessary equipment, snacks, water, guides and technical instruction. No previous experience required, Ages 8+ welcome. Must be able to Swim. To register, call 719-567-6050
Cost: $85 per person, RecOn: $35 per person
Cog Up Bike Down: June 16, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., Bighorn Sheep Canyon
On this trip, our group will ride the historic Cog Railway to the top of Pikes Peak and then mountain bike down the Pikes Peak Highway to our final pick-up location. This tour will showcase some of the best views Colorado Springs has to offer. The Cog Railway will have an educational aspect to the day focusing on the history of the area. Guest will need to have previous experience riding Mountain bikes for this event. The trip includes transportation all necessary equipment, snacks, water, guides and technical instruction. No previous experience required, Ages 8+ welcome. Guest must be at least 5ft in height or taller. To register, call 719-567-6050
Cost: $250 per person, RecOn: $55 per person
Sky Diving: June 25, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., Limon, Colorado
Join us for an adrenaline-charged jump with Out of the Blue Skydiving near Limon Colorado. Be ready to tuck and roll out of the plane and scream all the way down as you push your comfort zone and show yourself what your made of. You will tandem jump with a qualified instructor and several other members of the group in this life-changing experience. Photos and videos can be added to capture your freefall and showcase your wild side at an additional cost if requested. The trip includes transportation all necessary equipment, snacks, water, guides and technical instruction. Ages 18+, must weight under 225lbs. To register, call 719-567-6050
Cost: $220 per person, RecOn: $65 per person
Fitness Monthly Events
Switch-A-Roo: May 20, 7 a.m., Fitness Center
Grab a partner to complete the course by strategically switching between running and biking 12.2 miles. Both team members must compete on both the bike and in running throughout the course. Register by May 11, 12 p.m., by email at 50FSS.FSVS.50FSSFitness@us.af.mil.
Via Ferrata: June 24, 6 a.m., Royal Gorge
Airmen and Guardians will receive a training session and then navigate through a climbing tour with the help of an expert guide. The steep cliff walls of the Royal Gorge will give Airmen and Guardians a unique climbing experience as they traverse the walls of the canyon on this Via Ferrata. Transportation will be provided. To register, please email the fitness center at 50FSS.FSVS.50FSSFitness@us.af.mil.Single Airmen Initiative Events are open to any SINGLE officer or enlisted member working on Schriever SFB.
A&C Monthly Classes
Fabric Painting on Oven Mitt: June 15, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., ODR Warehouse (Bldg. 805)
Create a unique, hand-painted oven mitt to match your kitchen decor or have fun making a fun gift. Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Register by June 10. Payment is due at the time of registration. Please call 719-567-6050/1347 for pricing and to register.
Cost: $5 per person